This is the original 1975 release of "Come Taste The Band" which was recorded between August 3rd and September 1st, 1975 at Musicland Studios in Munich, Germany. The album was co-produced and engineered by the band and longtime band associate Martin Birch. The album was released in October 1975. It was the only studio album with Tommy Bolin, who replaced Ritchie Blackmore on lead guitar.
Strict grading according to the Goldmine Grading for Vinyl records has been applied, this record has been carefully visually inspected to determine the grading.
EXCELLENT or EX or VG++ : minor scuffs which are only slightly visible. There may be more than a few scuffs and NO Scratches
NEAR MINT or NM, M- : The cover looks as close to perfect with only minor signs of wear and or age. Minor impressions to the cover (due to the outer edge of the vinyl resting inside) may be acceptable, however the artwork is be as close to perfect as can be.
This 12" LP black vinyl music record comes comes in a Fold Open Cover (FOC), which is also also known as a Gatefold cover. The inner pages of this album cover contain many photos of the "Deep Purple" band-members and production details.
This album "DEEP PURPLE - Come Taste The Band (Netherlands)" includes the original custom inner sleeve with complete lyrics of all the songs "Come Taste The Band".
How does the album back cover be different from other versions
Record label information:
The album: "DEEP PURPLE - Come Taste The Band (Netherlands)" was produced by: Produced by Martin Birch and Deep Purple, all music of this album was conceived, written and recorded in Musicland Studios, during August and September 1975
Martin Birch - a British Producer, Sound and Mixing Engineer. In the late 1960s until the end of the 1970s he has worked with British music bands like: "Fleetwood Mac", Rainbow , " Deep Purple " (11 Albums), "Wishbone Ash", Whitesnake , "Jon Lord", " Black Sabbath ". In the 1980s (until 1992) he was dedicated working with "Iron Maiden" (9 Albums) . Martin Birch has used many different nicknames.
Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Martin Birch
This album was recorded at: Musicland Studios, Munich, West-Germany.
Album cover design: Castle, Chappell and Partners Limited
Album cover photography: Peter Williams
Inside Cover Photography: Dieter Zill by Courtesy of Bravo Magazine and Fin Costello.
FIN COSTELLO is a well known pop, rock photographer who has photographed dozens and dozens of bands. In the Hard Rock and Heavy Metal scene, he has photographed bands like Deep Purple , Ozzy Osbourne , Rainbow , King Diamond and many many others.
British Hard Rock, Heavy Metal
Purple Records – 5C 062-97 044, Purple Records – 5C 064-97 044
Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 280 gram
1975 Manufactured in the Netherlands